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Need vaccine? Learn how to get your shot at or call 1-877-VAX-IN VA. 8am - 6pm. Language translation and online American Sign Language available. Virginia Relay users dial 7-1-1.
¿Necesita vacunarse? Enterate como conseguir tu vacuna o llamando al 1-877-829-4682 de 8am a 6pm. Traducción de idiomas y lenguaje de señas americano en línea disponible. Virginia Relay pueden marcar al 7-1-1.

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Who We Are

The Virginia Board of Medicine consists of an 18-member Board, eleven professional Advisory Boards, as well as administrative, enforcement, licensing, and support staff.


What We Do

We license and regulate Doctors of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine, Podiatry, Chiropractic and numerous other Allied professions. The complete listing can be found here.

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Practitioner Info

Search Physician Profiles, verify a license, review case decisions.

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Renew License

Healthcare Professionals who are licensed in Virginia can renew their licenses online.

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Apply for License

Recent graduates, professionals licensed outside of Virginia, and those wanting to reinstate licenses.

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File a Complaint

The Department of Health Professions investigates complaints about Virginia healthcare practitioners who may have violated a regulation or law.

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Laws and Regulations

Review state laws and regulations that apply to the Board of Medicine

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Regulated Professions

The Board of Medicine regulates a wide variety of professions. Find out more.

Featured News

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Scam Alert

The Department of Health Professions (DHP) has been made aware that some licensees have received fraudulent communications from individuals claiming to be from one of our licensing boards or another agency


Electronic Prescribing of Opioids

Electronic Prescribing of Opioids

Initially passed in 2018, opioid prescriptions must be transmitted to the pharmacy electronically. There are exceptions in the law.


Upcoming Events

Thu, Jun 24, 2021 7:45 AM
Nominating Committee

Thu, Jun 24, 2021 8:30 AM
Regular Board

Thu, Jun 24, 2021 1:00 PM
Formal Hearings

More information on the Calendar Page.

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Virginia Board of Medicine | Contact the Board
William L. Harp, MD, Executive Director
Lori D. Conklin, MD, President